On Feb. 7, Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown delivered the College of Humanities and Social Sciences spring 2019 diversity lecture on the importance of diversity and inclusion within law enforcement. Graduating from East Carolina University in 1987 with a degree in criminal justice, Deck-Brown joined the Raleigh Police Department (RPD) with the intent to help better serve her new community. While in Raleigh, she would go on to earn her master’s degree in public administration from NC State.
On January 23, Campus Community Centers will join together to host the annual Social Justice January, a day dedicated to teaching members of the campus community about various subjects relating to social justice and activism. There will be four workshops held between 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the community centers on main campus. This year’s theme is “Beyond the Buzzwords.”
On a Sunday in March 2017, there he stood. Giving his introductory speech to his new Wolfpack faithfuls, Kevin Keatts proclaimed his now famous statement, “Kevin Keatts is a winner.” Among that though were some less talked about—but arguably, just as important—points. Within his speech, Keatts talked about his goal of reforming the culture of NC State basketball. He spoke about wanting to adopt a hard-working culture for our program and brushed on the importance of gearing up his players for living successful lives after their time in college.